Over-optimistic forecasts, coupled with underperformance, have long been a GM bugaboo.
Can we return the souped-up bugaboo strollers and turn off the shiny iPhone rattles in favor of simpler tools for raising a child?
Gwyneth Paltrow wheeled her daughter Apple around London in a bugaboo pram.
Not exactly a bugaboo, sure, but it does have a nifty one-hand folding feature and weighs only 11 pounds.
Robert Fulton developed his steam-ferry and the East river ceased to be the bugaboo it had always been to sailing vessels.
As a bugaboo, the mere fact that you have money does not frighten me in the least, Mr. Morgan.
The Spaniards called her the bugaboo—a monster to scare children withal.
She found that, after all, white prejudice was not so much a bugaboo as she had imagined.
"Physical deterioration" is a bugaboo that is discovered by some in heredity and by others in modern industrial evils.
I should be a bugaboo to Owen—I should be fatally in the way.
Something that frightens or defeats one; bugbear; hobgoblin; bogy
[1820s+; probably fr Bugibu, a demon cited in the Old French poem Aliscans, of 1141]